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Register Now: 2018 MEDLI Fall Meeting

Registration is now open for the 2018 MEDLI Fall Meeting!  Don’t wait, register today!

Copyright Skills as Risk Management Tools: The Librarian’s Role
There are many misunderstandings about the complexities of copyright in the digital age and many opportunities to self-publish, use social media, employ multimedia resources, exploit licensed resources, etc. This course will explore the vital role librarians with basic copyright skills can play in minimizing the organization’s exposure to liability.

Speaker
: Barbara C. Ingrassia, MLS, AHIP, CCM, Certified Copyright Manager, Speaker and Trainer, President of Manage Copyright
Date/Time: Friday, December 7, 2018 from 9:30am to 12:30pm
Location: Merrick Library, 227 Merrick Avenue, Merrick, NY 11566

Earn 3 MLA CEU’s, MEDLI business meeting to follow

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Register Now for the 2018 MEDLI Spring Meeting

Registration is now open for the 2018 MEDLI Spring Meeting!

Evidence-Based Concussion Management
The presentation will be covering the signs and symptoms of concussion, diagnostic measures, treatment and long term consequences. A short business meeting will follow.

Speakers:

  • Dr. Halley Zwibel, Assistant Professor in Family Medicine and Director of Center for Sports Medicine, New York Institute of Technology
  • Dr. Adena Leder, Assistant Professor in Clinical Sciences and Director of Parkinson’s Disease Treatment Center, New York Institute of Technology.

    Date/Time:
    Thursday, June 14, 2018 from 9:30am to 12:00pm

    Location:
    New York Institute of Technology, Serota Building, Conference Room C, Northern Blvd, Old Westbury, NY
    https://www.nyit.edu/old_westbury/directions

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SAVE THE DATE: 2018 SPRING MEETING

SAVE THE DATE
2018 Spring Meeting
June 14th at 10am
New York Institute of Technology

The 2018 Spring MEDLI Meeting will take place on Thursday, June 14th at New York Institute of Technology-Old Westbury. The speaker will be Hallie Zwibel, Assistant Professor and Director of Sports Medicine at NYIT/COM. His talk will be on concussions.

More to follow in the coming months, but be sure to save the date now!

About the Presenter:

Hallie Zwibel specializes in family practice. He is the team physician for NYIT as well as the director of its Center for Sports Medicine. Zwibel earned his bachelor’s degree from Binghamton University in 2007. He received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2011 and completed his residency in family practice at North Shore-LIJ Plainview Hospital in 2014. During his residency, Zwibel completed the Training in Policy Studies and Physician Leadership Institute fellowships.

Register for the 2017 Fall MEDLI Meeting

Registration is now open for the 2017 Fall MEDLI Meeting!  Don’t wait, register today!

Open Access and New Modes of Scholarly Communication
Darren Chase, Scholarly Communications Librarian at Stony Brook University, will be speaking on the topic of Open Access. Darren’s presentation will examine emerging ‘open’ initiatives that challenge traditional modes of research practice and scholarly communication, particularly open science, open data and open peer-review.

Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Location: Sachem Public Library, 9:30am-12pm
FEE: $5 for members, $20 for nonmembers (MEDLI membership will be included in the cost for nonmembers)

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SAVE THE DATE: 2017 MEDLI FALL MEETING

SAVE THE DATE
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Sachem Public Library

Join MEDLI for this year’s fall membership meeting on Wednesday, November 15th at the Sachem Library in Holbrook.  Our keynote speaker will be Darren Chase, Associate Librarian/ Head of Scholarly Communication from SUNY Stony Brook. He will be talking about Open Access.

More information to follow shortly!

2017 MEDLI Spring Meeting

2017 MEDLI Spring Meeting
Cosponsored by the Long Island Library Resources Council
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Brentwood Public Library
9:30AM-12:00PM (
12PM-1PM:MEDLI Business Meeting)

The Science Behind Medical Marijuana

Dale Deutsch, PhD, Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology at Stony Brook University, will share his expertise on the subject of marijuana and its usage in medicine. During his talk he will: discuss the differing effects of the two primary cannabinoids THC and CBD, examine the forces impeding government approval of medical marijuana research, explore the history of the medical marijuana, and discuss future possibilities for research.  Bring your questions!

Presenter:
Dale Deutsch, PhD
Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Stony Brook University

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